¬†The Fulton County Workforce Preparation and Employment System ‚Äď Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act Board ‚Äď Executive Taskforce (FCWPES-WIOA) will meet Tuesday, November 15, 2016 beginning at 3:00 p.m. the meeting will be held at ¬†Adamsville located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30331. ¬† The focus of the agenda will be strategic planning.
The FCWPES-WIOA Board oversees activities related to providing an environment that supports a skilled and trained workforce and to creating innovative programs that serve the changing needs of employers and the business community.
WIOA helps Georgia move toward a comprehensive, customer-focused workforce investment system where Job Seeker and Employer customers alike can access a wide range of workforce-related tools and information needed to manage their work activities. Services are provided through a network of One-Stop Centers statewide.
Through the WIOA, unemployed and underemployed adults, young people, dislocated workers and displaced homemakers can ‚ÄúJump Start Their Future‚ÄĚ by obtaining career training, skill upgrades or retraining in new careers after losing employment resulting from business closings or downsizing. ¬† ¬† Additionally, WIOA ¬†allows businesses to provide leadership and information towards re-training and skills upgrades and works to ensure that Workforce Development prepares residents for current and future jobs.
For more information, call the Housing and Community Development Department, Workforce Development Division, Fulton County WorkSource Georgia at 404-613-6381.
Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact the Disability Liaison in the Housing and Community Development Department at (404) 613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.